Are You Down for a Two Hour Free-Ranging Conversation about Paul, Jesus, James, and the Shaping of Earliest Christianity?

Yesterday I recorded a two-hour conversation with Paul Williams of the UK whose Youtube Channel, “Blogging Theology,” has over 40,000 subscribers. We mainly drew our discussion from my books Paul and Jesus and The Jesus Dynasty, but towards the last segment we began to deal as well with  James the brother of Jesus,…

Dershowitz’s “Shapira Dead Sea Scroll” Story Hits Front Page of International NYTimes

Today’s international weekend edition of the New York Times has the Moses Shapira “Dead Sea Scroll” story, that appeared on-line March 10th, on the front page, above the fold! Congratulations to Idan Dershowitz for his years of painstaking work on the 1878 Shapira Scroll fragments–which have disappeared–trying to reconstruct them and…